Summer Autism Programs Valdosta GA

Local resource for summer autism programs in Valdosta. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to summer camps, camps for summer, and information on autism in children, autism symptoms, autism spectrum disorder, as well as advice and content on autism.

Jim Dawson
(404) 556-6527
Valdosta, GA
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Early Intervention, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Jacobs Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center
(229) 794-1188
5866 Bradford Rd. N
Hahira, GA
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Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Therapy Providers

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Center for Psychological and Educational Assessment (Atlanta)
(770) 352-9952
54 South Avenue
Marietta, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Assistive Technology, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Lindamood Bell, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support / Tutoring, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Kaleidoscope Applied Behavior Analysis
(678) 880-0320
351 West Main Street
Canton, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Early Intervention, Education, Private School (Autism Only), Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Michael Mueller
(678) 921-2811
1950 Spectrum Circle
Marietta, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Research, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Suzanne G. Harvey, B.S.N.
(912) 560-0657
206 S. Patterson St., PO Box 5619
Valdosta, GA
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DAN! Pediatrics, Medical

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Suzanne Harvey, BSN, R.N.
(229) 559-5626
4654 Clayton Dr.
Lake Park, GA
Support Services
Biomedical Intervention, DAN! Pediatrics, Other

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Home Intervention Therapy Services
(706) 580-2812
HIT Services
Fortson, GA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Aurora Strategies, Inc.
(404) 377-8882
3776 LaVista Road, Suite 200
Tucker, GA
Support Services
Adult Support, Art Therapy, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Career Counseling, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Job Coach, Legal Services, Lindamood Bell, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Products/Stores, Psychological Counseling, RDI, Research, Research, Sensory Integration, Social Skills T
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Learning on the Log
(404) 579-3048
18 Spalding Trail
Atlanta, GA
Support Services
Sensory Integration, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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How To Find A Summer Autism Program

How to find a summer autism program

Lisa Jo Rudy

You finally made it through the school year. Despite all the obstacles, your child did pretty well. You even saw him meet some of his IEP goals. But now summer is looming, and you have no clue what to do with him. Ordinary summer camp looks pretty unlikely - after all, how many camp programs offer “social skills” along with “horseback riding?” Here’s how to get the process underway.

Here's How:

1) Start early. These days, even parents of typical kids start early in their quest for the perfect summer camp at the perfect price. For parents of autistic kids, the start should begin even earlier - sometime around September first!

2) Find out what kind of Extended School Year (ESY) program is offered through your school district. ESY is a federally funded option for kids whose skills are likely to regress during extended breaks. If your child does qualify, he may be eligible for a free summer program . Some districts will supply a 1:1 aide so that your child can be included in a typical summer camp. Transportation is included.

3) Look into Variety Club and the YMCA. Both have missions that focus on inclusion, and both work hard to make inclusion work. I was able to work with my local Y to add an autism support "bunk" to the typical daycamp.

4) Surf the Web. Take a look at My Summer Camps , and Kids Camps for listings of special needs options. While some of these camps can be pricey, others are about the same cost as a nice private daycamp in your area.

5) Ask around. Your teacher, principal, or parents of kids in your child’s class may have great ideas.

6) Check newspapers. Special “parenting” magazines in many metropolitan areas create camp directories. These are usually published in early winter. Many include listings for camps that cater to kids with special needs.

Tips:

1) All YMCA's offer financial aid to families in need. Be sure to ask about financial aid if you need it.

2) Summer is an...

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